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just minutes. weijia? >> reporter: well, vic, the city says this is emergency work and the lanes have to be shut down tonight. and this is to protect the public. but they admit, this is going to be rough on drivers who should expect bottlenecks and gridlock. >> reporter: the jfx is the main artery, in and out of baltimore. but soon it will be very clogged. >> not enough people divert on monday, they'll change their mind and do it on tuesday. >> transportation officials urged drivers to stay off i-83. at 7:00 p.m. friday, one lane in each direction will be shut down near 28th street. as crews fix crushed pipes underground. >> you need all the lanes you can get. so rush hour is going to be plain miserable. >> reporter: all week, downtown employers sent out messages to workers, don't be late. >> they just decided to take a different route to work. >> reporter: so what's a driver to do? >> they should anticipate what i did 50 years ago, and drive through the city. >> reporter: that's what the
department of transportation suggests, too, with one of these nine alternate routes. the traffic is not the only concern. >> it's just not fair. the police department is suffering even more. they're going to have to take their time getting to us. >> taking the side street and commuting off a different route is going to be like even more, you know, more sensible on the gas mileage. >> reporter: the city says the best option is taking the light rail or metro. cars come every eight to 10 minutes. >> if you can park and ride, park and ride. >> reporter: bheafer you do-- whatever you do, take a cue from this guy. >> i'm not touching anything. >> reporter: an extra traffic control officers are going to be at intersections along those alternate routes, which could last for up to two months. they are still unsure how long the work will take to complete. for now, we're live in north baltimore. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> it's going to be a mess. but we'll be watching it. to see a map and a full list of
alternate routes, log onto wjz.com. in custody. baltimore city police arrest a man in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl. martinez armstrong is charged with being a felon in possession of a weapon. detectives say his rifle was used to kill 13-year-old monae turnage. he is a relative of one of the people who tried to shoot her. then tried to hide her body in an alley. shock and outrage. after two hours of deliberation, a jury finds a man not guilty of hit-and-run. wjz is live at the courthouse. mike hellgren with the reason for the verdict and reaction to it. >> vic, raw emotion was certainly on display here. even the jurors said they had a tough time emotionally with this. but they said their hearts went out to the victims' families. they felt the evidence wasn't there. and they reached their decision quickly. >> courtney angeles, and emerald smith, were thrown across martin luther king jr. boulevard, and left to die on the pavement after a hit-and-
run. their loved ones exploded with outrage, outside the courthouse, after jurors found rubin dunne, charged with automobile manslaughters different u.i. and leaving the scene, -- dui and leaving the scene, not guilty. >> pay attention. because no innocent -- no more innocent lives need to be taken. >> he understands what happened in this case. he feels for that family, too. but to take the blame for something he didn't do, that's not right either. >> reporter: prosecutors argued he had switched seats with then- girlfriend kendra miles. miles made a deal with prosecutors, getting a suspended sentence, no jail time, in exchange for her testimony, pointing the finger at dunne. >> we felt that was the way to get to the most culpable person. so we felt strongly that that was the appropriate course to take. >> we have one of the finest
prosecutors around trying this case. but it was his decision to put this case on in the manner that he did. >> reporter: jurors said proof beyond a reasonable doubt simply was not there. >> we didn't have enough evidence upon. the proof that he was driving. >> i know both of them. and i wish i could bring them back. but it's over. the city of baltimore spoke. >> reporter: and that mother also told us, despite this verdict, she is happy with the prosecution, saying they did an admirable job. they did the best, she said, with what they had. reporting live at the mitchell courthouse, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. don has two children with the ex-girlfriend who testified against him. harford county police waste no time arresting a bank robbery suspect. 28-year-old david hayes is charged with robbery and theft, after police say he held up a pnc bank in forest hill. officers tracked him down quickly, arrested him near the wal-mart in fallston. he's being held on $1 million bond. under the ax.
millions of dollars in state budget cuts take effect july 1st, unless the general assembly agrees on a plan to raise taxes. wjz is live. political reporter pat warren has more on maryland's doomsday budget. >> governor o'malley is now saying he'll meet with the leaders of the house and senate in the next few days. and in that meeting, one of the topics they may discuss is expanded gambling, which became an issue in the last days of the general assembly. >> reporter: on sine die, efforts to reach compromise, turned dicey. >> i'm fairly ambivalent that when it comes to gambling. >> the house and senate agreed to compromise on the tax hike. but the house also agreed to consider a bill to expand casino gambling. >> we have five sites in our state now. should we have six? or is five enough? i don't know. >> reporter: the senate wanted slots at national harbor in prince george's county. >> there's a huge tourist deftsination. it is a money maker for the state of maryland. >> reporter: but the house didn't follow through.
>> it threw the whole deliberative process out of balance. >> reporter: expanded gambling muddied the waters and the budget drowned in it. >> you made an agreement we're going to pass the gambling bill. now we don't have the votes. guess what? bring it to the floor, let's see what happens. it never got to the floor. >> gambling died in the senate. >> there'sa always differences of opinion. but what we cannot do is allow the public good and public interest to become a casualty of old fights and old wounds on the old chestnut gambling in the state of maryland. >> reporter: now, it was the senate's position that expanded gambling could help defray some of the income tax increases that the house was asking for. all of that, as you know, collapsed on sine die. all of it will have to be figured out before governor o'malley calls a special session. reporting live, i'm pat warren. now, back to you. >> pat, thank you. the governor has said, he wants to be sure there is a
deal before he calls lawmakers back to annapolis. a drought watch is in effect for eastern maryland. the department of the environment is asking people to conserve water on the eastern shores of maryland because ground water is at a low. no sign of rain relief. just a bright and sunny end to the workweek. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk have more. >> let's take a look at this latest drought map. this comes from the national weather service. take a look at the state of maryland. right now, the entire eastern shore. let's go to that drought. can we see that? no. okay. well, i can tell you that the eastern shore in delaware is under what we call a severe drought, west of the bay. it's called abnormally warm, dry conditions. and that's what's going to continue, at least the next several days, because we don't really expect to see much in the way of rain now. tomorrow night, there is a slight chance of a shower or
thundershower, particularly across northern sections. right now, temperatures here in the mid-60s. as you can see, the cool spot, 54 in ocean city. 55 over in oakland. but temperatures this afternoon, running yeah, somewhat higher than yesterday. six degrees higher now. 12 degrees warmer in cumberland. and ocean city. there we go. there's your drought map. as you see, from most of the state, either abnormally dry, moderate dry, and eastern shore of delaware, under what we call a severe drought. tim in the outback, with a look at a dry, but very, very warm weekend for most of us, tim? >> as bob mentioned, we have a chance for showers. maybe a thundershower for tomorrow evening. but that's really not going to reverse this trend. we are going to get warm and stay dry for the remainder of the weekend. and for the beginning of next week. high pressure sinks down to the south and east, just offshore. starts to allow for very warm air to be pumped in from the south. as it does, our temperatures soar. we go into the 70s, then 80s,
then near 90 degrees over the next few days. next chance of rain, any real substantial rain doesn't come until tuesday and wednesday. we'll talk about how warm it gets, coming up in just a few moments. back inside. >> all right, tim. thank you. sacred or decorations? that's the question surrounding a baltimore bar. inside the tavern are old catholic relics that are causing the owners to receive death threats. gigi barnett explains. >> well, ale mary tavern owners say they thought their holy decorations were in good taste, all in good fun when they opened up their restaurant about seven years ago. but recently, those relics have come under fire. >> reporter: ale mary's tachern -- tavern in fells point may be the only place in baltimore, where customers can enjoy resurrection beer in a chalice and view catholic relics right in the bar remember. >> we've got a little tungs in cheek i think-- tongue in cheek
thing going on. but we're not doing exorcisms or anything crazy. >> a facebook page was launched, blasting the tavern. they want relics returned to the church. >> these aren't holy relics. i didn't run to st. sebastian's and steal this off the altar. >> reporter: in fact, he says many things were given to him by customers. but now, some of the recent e- mails are becoming violent and threatening his business. this one, a biblical reference, says, stay awake. you know not the time or the day. >> these are really empty threats. you're going to come here from florida or minnesota to get in my face over something this petty? i'm not shoving my religion in anybody's face. but apparently it's okay for them to shove it in mine. >> reporter: now, a counter support page supporting ale mary's has sprung up.
it's called 500,000 in support of free speech and ale mary's tavern. >> a spokesperson for the baltimore archdiocese says they have received several phone calls about the ale mary controversy. and many old relics actually undergo a ritual, making them suitable for daily use. you see president obama and the vice president in action during a water gun fight. it apparently upon during a party at the vice president's summer home last year. and recently posted. the vice president's wife, dr. jill biden, was apparently a mastermind of the mischief. still ahead. medical breakthrough. the dramatic procedure that could help millions of people who suffer from parkinsons. taking a look inside. a bullied child's life. the documentary "bully" opens in maryland. what viewers and educators had to say about it. i'm andrea fujii. that is just ahead on wjz eyewitness news. i'm mike schuh, in timonium. three kids are inside this house when it starts on fire.
a baltimore county home is destroyed in a fire. these are dramatic pictures on wjz. but three children in that timonium home owe their lives to a stranger. mike schuh reports, a man passing by, saw smoke and took action. >> who knows? maybe they're home. chris owen. offering home energy tests. knocks on doors for a living. [ knocking ] >> but the one he banged on yesterday, changed lives. >> i could smell the smoke. and i saw it going up. >> reporter: just two doors down, a killer is gaining strength. >> i didn't know if anyone was home. ran around front. just started banging on the door. >> inside, three kids who had just been told not to open the door to strangers. >> the kids opened up the door. and they were heading towards me. and as they were heading
towards me, that's when the flames really exploded. >> yesterday's high winds amplified the damage. >> and the neighbor said it was 10 minutes. 10 minutes, the house was engulfed. >> the rebuilding has begun. enough time for some perspective to sink in. >> i've always heard other people that have been called heroes on the -- i just go back to -- i was supposed to be here. >> reporter: actually, he wasn't. yesterday morning, at the last second, the boss changed his route. >> and being a christian believer, i believe that i was at the right place at the right time for the right reason. >> reporter: of course, the family thanked him. and... >> a little friend, i was sitting on the sidewalk, waiting for the fire inspector. and she came up to me. and she said, i want to thank you for saving my best friend's loof. >> knocking on doors for a living. saving lives with just one knock. [ knocking ] >> reporter: in timonium, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. >> no one was hurt in the fire.
putting an end to bullying. that's the goal of a documentary now playing in maryland. andrea fujii explains. first lady katie o'malley attended the premiere, hoping to spark a discussion. >> punch me, strangle me, tang things -- take things from me. hit on me. >> reporter: the film "bully" takes viewers inside schools across the country, to show what life is like for kids who take classmates' abuse every day. some who have even committed suicide. >> had his head shoved into a wall locker. >> reporter: the movie debuted in maryland. and after one of the premieres, first lady katie o'malley, an anti-bullying advocate, hosted a discussion. >> we have to be outraged. but we have to bring everybody into this discussion. >> reporter: viewers say the hour and a half film offers a glimpse inside millions of children's bullied lives. >> if someone touches you here. it brings tears to your eyes. just emotional and sentimental. >> reporter: the film also
examines how some educators ignore bullying concerns. >> he's not safe on that bus. >> i've been on that bus. they are just as good as gold. >> reporter: they hope it will spark more discussion and eventually change. we need to teach kids how to be assertive, which is different than being aggressive. >> reporter: bully is playing at several venues across the state, including here in negotiate baltimore. >> bully is rated pg-13 for strong language. bizarre break-in. a man decides to break into a home, owned by sean diddy combs. according to police, the man broke into combs' mansion, drank expensive liquor, wore his clothes, even slept in one of the bedrooms. he was arrested when a caretaker discovered him lawnching -- lounging around and asked him, what did he do?
>> not. >> he wasn't wearing a red dress, was he? >> no, that was yesterday. >> not that guy. let's take a look at temperatures and conditions. dry and beautiful afternoon. sunshine, wall to wall. 64 now. west/southwest winds at 8. humidity, very dry. 24%. barometer rising. we'll come back and take a look at a warmup for this weekend. ,,
perfect day, just to stay up and have a nice, cool coca cola. right there at the tiki bar. >> beautiful afternoon. >> yes, it is. >> which one is yours, vic? >> mine wouldn't fit on the screen. >> all right. yeah, beautiful. beautiful weekend really. if you're heading out on the water. it should be pretty nice. now, late, late tomorrow night. literally, early sunday morning. north of the city, there's a risk of a shower. maybe an isolated thundershower. and slim chance. but we might get some shower activity out of it. maybe a little bit. best chance is going to come tuesday night and wednesday. but in between then, we've got very warm temperatures to tell you about. very warm. warming up, beginning tomorrow. take a look at temperatures tomorrow. very pleasant afternoon.
we're at 64. pleasant evening. 54 in ocean city. water temperatures around 53, by the way. out in oakland, it's up to 58. and it's 65 over in washington. locally, temperatures, very pleasant conditions. now, it will get cool again tonight, down around the 40 to 45-degree mark. but with light winds, won't be so bad. 60 in annapolis and kent island. and also bel air. still 64 out in westminster and columbia. but now, a slight change in the wind direction, coming more out of the southwest. that is going to really bring in super warm air on sunday and monday. tomorrow, kind of in between. but it will be milder than we've seen. back up in the low 70s. and out to the west of us, showers and thunderstorms from the dakotas down into missouri. this particular area, north texas, eastern oklahoma. south kansas, and southwestern portions of iowa. right now, under the risk for very severe thunderstorm, hailstorms and tornadoes tomorrow and tomorrow night. they've already been warning
these folks. this is very unusual situation. where very warm air is moving northward. a lot of humidity to the gulf of mexico. to the west, very strong colder jet stream aloft. a lot of spin in the atmosphere. that's why. this particular area in the great plains could see a real big outbreak of severe weather tomorrow afternoon, into late saturday night. they have been warning these folks out there. to get ready to take shelter. based on what we're expecting to happen this weekend. for us, ahead of it. warm air coming in. yeah, plenty of warm air by tomorrow. back in the low 70s. and by sunday, we should be in the low to mid-80s. now, late tomorrow night, a slight chance of a shower, but all in all, an awfully nice weekend. even warmer again monday. winds on the bay picking up in the southwest. bringing that warm air in here. and up to 25 knots. so tonight, then, clear skies. pleasantly mild. let's call it 40 to maybe 46 in the city. 73, lots of sunshine. clouds come in late. perhaps north of the city, a shower overnight, late tomorrow night.
>> okay. thank you, bob. all right. well, as bob just told you, the weekend weather looks great. a perfect time to take in some beautiful flowers. ron matz reports, baltimore is now in full bloom in druid hill park. >> reporter: you can tiptoe through the tulips and see a whole lot more at the rawlings conservatory this weekend. the annual spring flower show is retro. >> the power of the flower, which i don't think we can emphasize enough during these times. >> easter lilies will still be for sale. >> things are blooming out of sequence. some things that don't bloom until much later in the season started blooming early and it was just kind of crazy. and i think everybody felt a little strange about it. >> reporter: there's more than just flower power here at the show. how about some musical memories from the 60s? ♪ [ music ] >> a lot of people are really
kind of going back in time, when they see some of the albums we have hanging up. and they see the volkswagen beetle. and everybody knows somebody. or had a beetle. and they all have fun memories. >> reporter: from iron butterfly, to bean bags, lava lamps, too. baltimore is in bloom this weekend. >> we've got all of these trials and tribulations, and weird things going on. we have to remember to stop and smell the roses. >> reporter: ron matz, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: for information about this weekend's spring flower show at the rawlings conservatory, log onto the website, wjz.com. >> stop and smell the flowers. you're right. [ laughter ] still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. facing the fire. the mayor of a new jersey city, rushes into a burning home to save his neighborhood. you don't want to miss this. misfire. north korea's missile launch failed. time for an arrest.
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good evening, everyone. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. now that george zimmerman is in custody and charged with the murder of trayvon martin, dozens of ministers around the nation are calling for a rally, for unity and healing. randall pin ston reports. -- pinkston reports. >> reporter: florida ministers are asking for unity, now that george zimmerman is behind bars. >> people feel as though the process of justice is working. reconciliation and healing is fostered out of an environment where there is repentance and forgiveness. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: it could be months before zimmerman goes on trial. the 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer said he shot the teenager in self-defense. >> he defer -- deserves a bond because there are certainly questions about how this happened. >> reporter: and a surprise
status hearing, lawyers question whether the judge overseeing the second-degree murder case may have a conflict of interest. her husband works with an attorney who had contact with zimmerman. >> authorities are revealing new details about george zimmerman's jail quarters, where he's being held in isolation because of concerns about his safety. >> reporter: he's being held in a 67-square-foot cell. he can't watch tv, but has access to the jail's commissary. this receipt shows, he's already spentdz nearly -- spent nearly $80 on snacks and playing cards. zimmerman is expected to plead not guilty. >> in sanford, florida, randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> zimmerman's attorney says he hasn't decided yet if he will ask for a change of ven sue. -- venue. two oklahoma men are charged with hate crimes in addition to murder for a deadly shooting spree in tulsa. watts and england are accused in a string of shootings of african americans that left three dead and two others
injured. police say the men appeared to choose victims at random but target them for their race. one possible motive may have been england's desire to seek some twisted form of revenge because his father was murdered by an african american man two years ago. a an accident in the whitemarsh area. sky eyesky eye chopper 13 over i-95 at the convention calerton overpass. at least four vehicles were involved in the crash. rescuereds -- rescuers managed to get them out of the wreckage. and another accident in baltimore county causes problems for drivers. this tractor-trailer jackknifed on the outer loop of 695 between charles street and interstate 83. the truck leaked some hydraulic fluid. so a hazmat team was called in. no one was hurt and so far, no word on who caused the accident. new information on north korea, even though the launch of a multistage rocket failed.
it fell apart less than 10 minutes after taking off. but the actions are still seen as aggressive. >> reporter: the united nations security council is meeting behind closed doors to decide what actions to take against north korea, after its failed rocket launch. >> members of the security council deplored this launch, which is in violation of security cowpszil resolutions-- council resolutions, 17, 18, and 1874. >> reporter: north korean officials launched the long- range rocket early friday, to commemorate the birthday of the country's founder, kim il sung. but the roctdz survived -- rocket survived only a hundred seconds. north korea said it was attempting to send a satellite into orbit. but many in the international community buildinged the launch was actually a test of missile technology. experts say north korea could use the same type of rockets to strike the u.s. and other targets. >> reporter: the obama
administration called the launch provocative and is suspending its food aid program for north korea. >> we don't feel that we can frankly trust the north koreans, that this will end up in appropriate hands. >> reporter: while critics called it an embarrassing blow for new leader kim jung un, many north koreans shrug today off -- shrugged it off, saying they can learn from mistakes. and the birthday celebration continues while they unveil new statues of kim jung iland kim ilsung. this north korean shop worker watched the event with tears in her eyes, pledging to follow her country's new leader. at the white house, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> experts say the rocket was the same type that could be used to strike the united states or other countries with a long-range miss ail. -- missile. >> the president paid $170,000
in taxes last year. the first family had earnings of the just under $800,000 last year. the president's tax rate is just over 20%. as part of his campaign, he is calling on people who earn more than a million dollars a year to pay 30% of their income in taxes. in tonight's wjz healthwatch, doctors say a radical new treatment for parkinsons disease could improve millions of lives for people who suffer from it. monica villa miczar reports for wjz. >> reporter: sheila roy says she can finally enjoy life at her countryside home in cambridge. she's lived with parkinsons disease for 17 years. but a team of oxford scientists developed the treatment that changed her life. >> i can see a glimmer of the person i used to be now, which is really exciting. >> reporter: she's one of only 15 people in the world to take part in a gene therapy experiment. >> scientists create and inject a virus into brain.
the shot jump starts the production of dopamine, the chemical needed to fight parkinsons. >> without dopamine, people with parkinsons often shake and can't control their movement. >> in principle, it should give people efficacy of life because of less ups and downs during the day. . >> reporter: researchers spepts years in -- spent years in this cambridge lab. injecting medicine, for example, into the brain. the white that you see there is the brain. >> reporter: once they have success, scientists began trying the treatments on a small number of people. doctors say more studies involving hundreds of patients, will be needed to prove the treatment is safe and works long-term. >> if you can treat the symptoms, and control in some way the deterioration in what you can do, it has to be better for you. and it is. >> reporter: sheila knows it is not a cure, but says she feels 10 years younger. in cambridge, england, monica
villa miczar, wjz eyewitness news. >> other gene therapy experiments are happening here in the united states. but the british experiment is the first treatment in the world that generates dopamine in a patient's brain. time for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. two teen suicides within days of each other, prompt a broader discussion about bullying, especially cyber bullying. plants and shrubs, popular in the south, are the next big thing for local yards. in cordish, baltimore's largest development project in philadelphia, in san francisco. for these stories and more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. hanging on and praying. see what happens to workers on a collapsed scaffold. cracker barrel murders. what sparked a deadly shooting at this popular restaurant. i'm bob turk in the first warning weather center. a big summer warmup headed our way. i'll have the exclusive first
because his wife told him she was leaving him. a woman and a young girl was shot and killed. another girl was taken to the hospital. police exchanged gunfire with the suspect before killing him. the gunman is reportedly the husband of the adult female victim. the other victims are believed to be members of -- well, family members of the suspect. three new york city workers are back on the ground being following a daring high-rise rescue. their scaffolding broke on the 15th floor of the manhattan building -- of a building in manhattan. witnesses say rescue crews pull said them to safety. no word on what caused the scaffolding to fall. fortunately, none of the workers was hurt. the mayor of newark, new jersey, is recovering from minor injuries after he ran into a burning building to save his neighbor. he raced in with his security detail and found a woman trapped in the bedroom. booker and his neighbor were both taken to the hospital and later released. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on
the cbs evening news. bracing for tornadoes. a rare warning today says 5 1/2 million people are in a high- risk zone. we're live with the latest tonight on the cbs evening news. thanks, scott. here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] with xfinity,
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♪ love can be so mystical ♪ there is more severe weather in the nation's heartland tonight. at least one tornado touched down in the area of norman, oklahoma. but no areas of severe weather or damage is reported. the national weather service says warm front conditions are ripe for violent tornadoes to hammer from texas to minnesota this weekend. let's go to bob now, who has been tracking where those storms have been and where they are now. bob? >> as you mentioned, it's going to be a lot worse saturday night into sunday. across a huge area of the midwest. take a look at radar. storms from oklahoma city to tulsa, up to joplin, missouri right there. that area getting strong storm activity. particularly now between tulsa and oklahoma city. we expect this to expand much, much wider over really the next 24 to 48 hours further north into portions of kansas, into iowa.
as you mentioned, maybe even into as far north as portions of southern minnesota as just the right conditions in the area are just going to foster very large, long track, prance some very severe thunderstorms and tornadoes out in that area this weekend. so it's something we'll be watching. and looks like a very, very bad situation for those folks. tim has a look at our weather. very benign. maybe a shower tomorrow night. as we look at saturday and beyond forecast. tim? >> definitely going to be a very nice forecast. temperatures going up into almost summer-like ranges. we have temperatures going to about 40 degrees tonight. we'll start with 41 tomorrow. sunshine through the day. and we'll start to see clouds increase. as our temperatures go up, the dew points go up. we'll see a chance of a shower, primarily north of the area and west maybe through tomorrow evening or so. with temperatures up in the 70s. now, for the next five days, we look into temperatures going up into the 80s. 73 tomorrow, as we mentioned. 86 sunday. 90 on monday. and then with the dropoff and a chance of showers tuesday into
wednesday, we could see thunderstorms also. 82 down to 70. all of those temperatures well above our normal high of about 64 degrees. back inside. >> tim, thank you. this sunday's edition of 60 minutes is dedicated to mike wallace. he's been called one of the greatest journalists of our time. steve croft has a look back at his impressive career. >> over the years, mike developed his own special shorthand vocabulary for dragging information out of people. >> you have a couple of stock phrases. >> hmm. >> come on. >> come on. >> come on. >> oh, come on. oh, come on. come on! >> look. like, "look." >> look. look. look. >> yeah, you don't do it on purpose. it's in conversation. >> forgive me. >> forgive me. >> forgive me. >> forgive me. >> reporter: in mike speak, forgive me always meant a really nasty question was coming. here's the famous encounter during the iranian hostage crisis in 1979 when mike asked said ayatollah homainy if he
was nuts. >> iman president sadat of egypt says what you are doing now is, quote, a disgrace to islam, and he calls you, imam, forgive me, his words other not mine, "a lunatic." >> i figured, what the hell are they going to do? make me a hostage, too? but the guy who was transalating. he looked at me and said, you're the lunatic if you think i'm going to translate that question to the ayatollah. >> and he used that? >> it got the ayatollah's attention for the first time. >> he was, in fact, the heart and soul of this broadcast, showing us time and again how it's done. >> you don't trust the media. you said so. you don't trust whites. you said so. you don't trust jews. you've said so. well, here i am.
>> reporter: his encounter with nation of islam leader, louis farrakhan was straight talk, and fireworks when it turned to corruption in nigerria. >> i will not allow america or you, mr. wallace, to condemn them as the most corrupt nation on earth. how dare you put yourself in that position as a moral judge? i think you should keep quiet. i didn't mean to be so fiery. >> no, no. that's good. it was good. >> much more on the remarkable career of mike wallace, this sunday, at 7:00, on "60 minutes," here on wjz. it is still, even though it wasn't meant to be, fun to watch. orioles are not coming through in a clutch. what do they need to do to turn things around? >> stan explains, next in sports. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
stan is here now with the wjz the fan sports report. we have some development in tonight's game. >> yeah. it involves mark reynolds, who had 26 errors, at third base. he dropped 20 pounds this year, hoping to do better. but hey, his batting is not doing well. there developing news, regarding tonight's game in
toronto. mark reynolds. he is a designated hitter. he's got two errors, including a costly one, against the yankees, not long ago. the orioles not looking to bounce back after losing their consecutive game. both games, the o's fail to take advantage of opportunities. the win in their final at bat. truthfully, brutally, it's really about particular players not getting the job done when needed the most. maybe a mental adjustment. their approach might give them a better handle on delivering the clutch. >> if you can stay away from those emotional at bats, where it's a big part of the game. bases loaded, one hour. fans are on their feet. if you can take that emotion out, it's a challenge. >> f.y.i., starting on mound in baltimore tonight. tommy hunter started last week. scattering six hits. striking out 3. over seven innings. conversely, for the division rival blue jays.
pitcher took a no decision through seven frames. morrow allowed one hit, two runs and 3ks. we'll have highlights the tonight at 11:00. don't forget, it's masn on wjz. see the birds take on the blue jays, at 4:00 tomorrow, here on wjz 13. got that afternoon baseball from the broncs today. -- bronx today. jorge posada against the visiting angels. bottom 3. alex rodriguez, smashing the solo home run. make that 4-0, yankees here. they won the game 5-0. his 630th of the 18 year career. it ties him with ken griffey, jr., for number 5, on baseball's all-time home run list. elsewhere, on the local collegiate men's lacrosse scene, big match tomorrow. number 5, johns hopkins, hosting number 10, maryland. meantime, the number 8-ranked loyola university of men, doing
all of the right things, so far on the field. greyhound is merrily rolling along. that means they have to get grounded and not get the egotistical big head. >> right now, more worried about the next opponent than they are the arc raids. >> definitely a plus. but i try not to think about it. try to stay calm. >> so they've got a big match tomorrow. number 8, loyola. and number 7, denver. who has been to national championship games. and they know how to play. >> thank you, stan. >> we'll be right ba,,,,,,,,,,,,
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dean reynolds is inside the severe storm forecast center. police officers are dying in the line of duty at the highest rate in years. braving the flames, the mayor of newark, new jersey, rescues a neighbor from her burning home. >> at that point i would like to say i was feeling courageous but honestly it was terrifying. >> pelley: and if it's friday we're on the road, kuralt and hartmann with the major doe mow of dominos. wait until you see what he's calling for now. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, we've received a rare warning today about a massive storm system that is hitting the middle of the country right now. a tornado has already touched down this evening near the university of oklahoma in norman. the warning from the weather service covers more than five